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From Florence: Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti Wine Tasting

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Spend a memorable day touring Tuscany. You’ll sample Chianti wines and Tuscan foods and enjoy the scenic landscape of vineyards and olive groves. Visit Romanesque churches, farmhouses, castles, and medieval city squares on this full-day excursion.
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Duration 11 hours
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  • Tour the Siena Cathedral, Palazzo Comunale, and Piazza del Campo with a local guide
  • Experience the medieval town of San Gimignano, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Enjoy wine tasting and a sampling of Tuscan food at a farm house in Chianti
  • Walk around Monteriggioni known worldwide for its wine and charming countryside
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On this tour, enjoy a wonderful day in the Tuscan countryside, admiring the most gorgeous corners of Siena, San Gimignano, and the Chianti area, while discovering the unique flavor of local wines.

Departing from Florence, the tour will start in Monteriggioni, known worldwide for its wine and charming countryside. Woods alternate with olive groves and vineyards in a landscape dotted with Romanesque churches, farmhouses, villas, and castles.

You’ll continue to Siena, where a local expert guide will lead you through the city's steep medieval streets, where you can admire the splendid palaces until you reach the Cathedral, Palazzo Comunale, and Piazza del Campo, where the Palio race takes place every year. You will then have free time for lunch and shopping.

Continue to San Gimignano, one of the most fascinating examples of medieval towns, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The guide will lead you into the heart of the village and you will have free time to discover the beautiful squares, buildings, churches, and alleyways, as well as to shop. Before departing you will taste the best ice cream in the world, which won the last two editions of the Ice Cream World Championship. (Please note that the ice cream tasting is not available from 01 November to 31 March).

Finally, you will stop at a farm house in Chianti where you will taste some of the best Tuscan wines, together with a little snack.
  • Air-conditioned bus transport throughout
  • Visit and wine tasting at a Chianti wine cellar
  • Free time in Monteriggioni and San Gimignano where you can admire the Tuscany countryside
  • One hour guided tour in Siena with a professional local guide
  • Ice cream tasting in San Gimignano (from 1st April to 31st October)
  • A 3-course lunch in a typical restaurant
What’s Not Included
  • Admission to Siena Cathedral

When you get there

Meeting point

Piazzale Montelungo, look for the assistants.

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Know before you go
• Tours are guaranteed with a minimum of 2 participants
• There will be a multilingual tour director on the bus
• You will have around 1 hour free time in Monteriggioni
• You will return to Florence around 19:00-19:30
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Product ID: 8565